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58: Murder Mountain

A poacher is forced to watch "Bambi" to atone for his sins against the animal kingdom. Netflix sued by a children's book company, "Game of Thrones" final season will be amazing (duh), and an examination of the mass stupidity spawned by "Bird Box." We have a sequel to "Coming To America" on the way and we don't know how we feel about this. Sean dissects the Netflix true-crime series "Murder Mountain." Ryan briefly revisits his mashed potatoes/"Close Encounters" joke/dud. All this and more...


57: Best of Christopher Nolan

We begin with some Golden Globe Awards talk. Ryan reviews “The Alienist” and “The Deuce.” Sean poses an interesting question to Ryan about the films of Christopher Nolan, which leads to a discussion on the films of M. Night Shyamalan, Will Smith, and an embarrassing holiday story/movie reference from Ryan. All this and more on Episode 57 of "The Harsch Review"! Website: Follow The Harsch Review on Twitter: Host Twitter Feeds:...


56: Vice, Bandersnatch, Bird Box

On this episode of "The Harsch Review," Sean gives a review of the Amazon series "Patriot," a hidden gem to be sure. Ryan reviews "Vice" and "Bird Box," and we discuss the new "Black Mirror" interactive experience, "Bandersnatch" (or is it "Badger's Snatch"?) We briefly examine why people may be walking out on "Holmes and Watson." The brothers wish all of our listeners a happy 2019! All this and more on Episode 56 of "The Harsch Review"! Website: Follow The Harsch...


55: Let's Talk About 2018

On this episode of "The Harsch Review," the brothers take a fond look back at the year 2018. Christmas memories (spoiler, Ryan has absolutely none). Sean's latest adventures on Twitch. The evil that is holiday shopping. We review movies and television from 2018, and take a look ahead at what to expect from 2019. Breaking news from Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles. Status quo, celebrity deaths, and a news wrap-up from 2018. All this and more on Episode 55 of "The Harsch Review"! Website:...


54: KFC Fire Logs and Human Robots

On this episode of "The Harsch Review," we look at the hypnotic wonder of "Mayans M.C.", why Ryan can't finish "Gotti" or the new Joaquin Phoenix venture, and Sean's new favorite series, "Dogs of Berlin." A brief discussion of "RDR2" online. More craziness in Florida, man hacks up lung, and why Disney can't come up with an original idea. Ryan reveals the magical KFC fire log to Sean, and Sean is awestruck. Russian spies, human robots, and real robots run amuck. Technology news, including an...


53: The Future is Now

On this episode of "The Harsch Review," Ryan confesses that he is exhausted with people asking him if he's seen "Bohemian Rhapsody" (spoiler - he's waiting for its DVD release). Discussion on the "Avengers: Endgame Trailer." Crazy teacher on meth, crazy domestic abuse on Twitch, and Ryan learns of the phenomenon known as "SWATting." Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer backlash on Twitter, while Sean wonders why Cornelius kept licking his pick axe. Ryan can't get through the first twenty minutes...


52: When Life Imitates Art

On this episode of “The Harsch Review,” Ryan and Sean discuss their thoughts on the Netflix original movie “Apostle.” We look at the weighty task of doing “cultural homework,” and how life imitates art when it comes to the sci-fi genre. Sean enlightens Ryan as to the magic of “loot boxes.” Weird news out of Florida and Arizona, and Ryan takes us out with some TV reviews. All this and more on episode 52 of “The Harsch Review”! Website: Follow The Harsch Review on...


51: Sex, Money and Jesus

Welcome to Episode 51 of “The Harsch Review”! Ryan and Sean recount some interesting Thanksgiving stories. We discuss what we’ve been watching lately. In the news, we look at some sick sexcapades, baggage handler passing out on a plane, and the fringe benefits of being in prison. Sean divulges the secret of how to be a millionaire. The brothers get into budgeting, debt management, and money sense. Amazon is the devil and the future of hotels is revealed. Finally, Jesus dude is killed by a...


50: Pillow Talk

Welcome to the 50th episode of "The Harsch Review"! We made it! A fond look back at the humble beginnings of the show. Ryan and Sean weigh in on "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs" and "Narcos: Mexico." Dentist and state-of-the-art movie theater adventures with Sean. Ryan subjects Sean to James Lipton's "10 Questions." We discuss our first jobs (revelations abound!) and tipping philosophy. Ryan is "interviewed" by Sean. Artistic endeavors, Thanksgiving plans, and the future of the podcast. All...


49: Outlaw King

On this episode of "The Harsch Review," we revisit the wondrous time-sucking magic of "Red Dead Redemption II" and examine some of our favorite Westerns over the years (after Sean dismisses "Unforgiven"). Discussions on Daredevil, latest South Park (return of Manbearpig), and spin off-movies from two of the most successful TV series of all time. We take an extended look at the Netflix original movie "Outlaw King." Also, one more stupid thing that Tinder will make men do. All this and more on...


48: Red Dead Redemption 2

Ryan fills us in on three Widespread Panic shows he caught recently. Sequel to “Gladiator,” Boba Fett is dead and Apu from “The Simpsons” might be dead, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio and new technological advances in Sweden. Ryan gives us a few music-related book reviews. We talk about what we have been watching lately, then take an extended look at the fantastic “Red Dead Redemption 2.” Website: Follow The Harsch Review on Twitter:...


47: Scary Movies We Love

Happy Halloween everyone ! In honor of this holiday we pore over some of our favorite cinematic entries in the horror/suspense genre. Some are great, some are good, some not so good, most flat out ridiculous. We know we have left several off of the list, so the brothers would like to hear about YOUR favorite horror flicks on our social media! Website: Follow The Harsch Review on Twitter: Like our FaceBook Page:...


46: Hold the Dark

On this episode of “The Harsch Review Podcast,” the brothers examine the proposed “Superman” series and look into what shows are being given the axe this year (and why). While talking about latest viewings we veer into wild impressions of Carl Childers, Jerry Seinfeld, and the citizens of Fargo. Also, an extended look at Netflix’s “Hold The Dark.” This one is not to be missed ! Website: Follow The Harsch Review on Twitter: Like...


45: The Haunting of Hill House

Welcome to another installment of “The Harsch Review”! New “Aladdin,” Disney vs. Netflix and Sean does some psychological venting. “South Park” attacks “The Simpsons,” “Hereditary” actor may be suffering from PTSD, and there’s a new “Top Gun” on the way. Ryan reminds us of the plot to “Good Will Hunting,” we talk about what we have been watching lately, including a lengthy discussion on the outstanding “The Haunting of Hill House.” All this and more on Episode 45! Website:...


44: Leave No Trace, Mayans MC and Maniac

On Episode 44 of “The Harsch Review” we discuss the possibility of a female Bond and Narnia propaganda. Rock biopics, digital sharks, Rambo, Star Wars, and Christian Bale’s Cheney neck. Sean reviews some movies and we trash “The Intern,” with good reason. Ryan loves “Maniac,” “American Vandal,” and “Mayans MC,” even if the latter is preposterous and soap opera-ish. We close out with a Potter update from Ryan. All this and more on the latest episode of “The Harsch Review”! Website:...


43: Harry Godfather Part II

Welcome to Episode 43 of "The Harsch Review"! We are joined once again by Jennifer in a sweeping sequel to last week's episode. The brothers have done their respective homework and are ready to report out. Sean reports out on the first two "Godfather" films, with frequent interjections from Ryan. Ryan actually enjoyed the first three "Harry Potter" films, much to the delight of Jennifer. We also find out what "house" Ryan belongs to, and also square off with some challenging trivia. All...


42: Harry Godfather Part I

Welcome to Episode 42 of “The Harsch Review.” Today we have a special guest, Sean’s significant other and reigning Harry Potter expert, Jennifer! Disney is reigning in “Star Wars.” New “Twilight Zone,” Bert and Ernie, and Batman’s junk. The hosts deliver high praise for “Hereditary.” Sean and Ryan take each other to task on two franchises unseen by the other - “The Godfather” for Sean, and the “Harry Potter” series for Ryan. We discuss our current knowledge of each, why we haven’t watched...


41: The Predator, Jurassic World, Oceans 8 & Upgrade

On today’s episode we begin with a quick discussion on movies set in Chicago, in light of Sean’s recent trip to that fair city. News on Henry Cavill stepping down as Superman, Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker and a new Coen Brothers venture. Ryan reviews “The Predator” and we look at “Ozark” and “Better Call Saul” a little more. “Jurassic World” as a stage play and a quick detour into some Jeff Goldblum impressions. More games ensue. This is a fun episode that you won’t want to miss! Website:...


40: No Ozark for Jack Ryan

"The Harsch Review" celebrates its 40th episode! Ryan recounts some colorful anecdotes from his recent trip to Denver for a 3-day Phish extravaganza. We examine some 40-year old movies from the year 1978. Jim Carrey and Tenacious D talk. Discussions on what we have been watching lately, including the newest seasons of "Ozark" and "Better Call Saul." Ryan analyzes "No Country For Old Men." Lengthy discussion on Tom Clancy and the new "Jack Ryan" series on Amazon, including "going for broke"...


39: Cop Movies and TV Shows

On this special edition of “The Harsch Review,” the brothers will pay tribute to our men and women in law enforcement by examining their portrayals in various films and TV shows. We begin with our earliest impressions and discuss individual picks. Some are really good, and some are really bad. Plus, a new “Your Mission: Should You Choose to Accept It.” This is one episode you don’t want to miss ! Website: Follow The Harsch Review on Twitter:...